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    Lidded Maple HF

    Maple hollow form with ebonized Cherry lid and unknown hardwood dowel for the finial. It is 6 ½” high to top of finial, 3” in diameter and 1/8” thick. Sanded to 320 grit and has 5 coats of Minwax Wipe-On Gloss Poly.

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    As always – your comments, opinions and critiques are welcome!

    Thanks for looking!
    Steve

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    Excellent! A very regal piece sir!

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    Beautiful Steve. Love the form and finial.
    Bernie W.

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    More fine work there, Steve. Man, you sure get your hands on a lot of maple. That stuff must grow on trees around there or something.
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    Simply beatiful An good pics as well. Keep them coming Steve!
    Best regards,
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    Another beauty, Steve. Man, pretty soon you're going to be real good at this turning stuff!
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    become so uncommon?

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    Steve...I like this alot. However.. I like it without the finial. I know you went to all the work to add that but to me I like it just by itself.....it's a keeper either way. Great job!

    BTW...this is an opinion....not a critique.

    Tom

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